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composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
to canada as this category 3 storm draws closer. but forecasters now say the storms should weak ton a category 2 by the time it scrapes up against north carolina's outer banks later tonight and possibly down to a category 1 when it goes by or into massachusetts. nasa now has provided a new image of earl. the space agency reports it took this shot, just after midnight eastern time today and even though earl has lost some of the power since then, you can still get a sense of how enormous this storm is. hours ago, north carolina's governor warned folks in the storm's path it's time to evacuate because in her words, better safe than sorry. >> let me make this very clear to the people of north carolina. once the storm comes in, and it becomes serious, once it is at its worst point, we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. and so if you think there is going to be a problem, evacuate now, but there will be nobody to answer that phone or to come up physically to your house from your local area until the brunt of the storm passes. >> shepard: and a lot of north carolinaens
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
recovery. what other areas to the canada is think we need to challenge the media consensus in order to run the argument for the margin the biggest political problem is looking into an aisle at the financial system relation. we have to set forward a credible alternative. we need to pay back the deficit. more should come from taxes, because times like this, if you have cuts that we're looking at,, and a difficult argument that this should not give the nhs increases right now. i would give inflationary increases. >> it is right to say that we should challenge the media consensus. i would challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that w
of the highway. we are showing you the delays leaving canada or that an upper the outer loop out of new carrollton looks like this. 66, 95, i-395 has the normal volume. this is traffic live in the geico camera out of springfield. >>> i like the sound effects. the final season of the oprah winfrey show got off to a dramatic start during yesterday's season premiere. the talk-show host announced a huge giveaway. >> you are going to australia. >> you heard it, australia. oprah did all 300 audience members and over the top four down under. some say they were emotionally overwhelmed when they learned about the surprise trip. >> i am using the box of tissues under my chair. i went through half a box. >> there were several celebrity guest including john travolta. they showed her first broadcast 25 years ago. actor don johnson turned down an opportunity to be the first of her guests back then but he was there yesterday for the season premiere of. >> few people turned her down now. maybe 25 years ago. >>> it is 6:42 early on this tuesday morning. outside is 62 degrees. >> our political reporter j
head into friday look at this. we're well in the warm sector. the low is almost in canada with the warm front up into ontario. we're going to be sitting for three days of some pretty serious temperatures around here, especially for late september. high temperatures today look winchester, culpeper 93. about 83 just because the water temperatures on the bay is going to keep annapolis cooler. gaithersburg at airport 89. hagerstown 91. tonight it's going to be another mild night. 60s to low 70s for lows. annapolis 71 while perhaps martinsburg 62. one of our cooler spots at 66. in the tropics things are fairly quiet. still lisa out there. winds at 45 miles an hour. not moving quickly. forecast over the next few days to get to maybe there. we'll watch lisa but it is a fairly quiet, thankfully, period at least for the moment in the tropics. our seven-day forecast. we've got 90, 90, 92. chance for those afternoon storms today and tomorrow. saturday, we start to cooldown. i suppose by friday night early saturday there's a chance for shower but it's pretty light. late sunday, monday into tuesday
candidates are also governor canada's r. gaines prop 19. milkman's when this issue is not in favor of legalizing marijuana, there are other ways the we can solve california's budget crisis. brown says that as the top law- enforcement officer in the state, i cannot put california at odds with the federal governor. bridge occur mark kron4 news. >> for the latest coverage on proposition 99 election in general. go to kron4 doc, were we have set up a special section. a death row inmates in sequinned has asked a federal goal scorer, to hold his execution. he also chewed refuse to choose his hat to a biblical injunction terry brown is scheduled to be executed just after midnight on wednesday. he is sentenced to die for raping and killing a 15 your goal in riverside county in 1980. he led the new deadline passed, without using one drug or two or three drug cartel. ifs his attorneys: the tories unconstitutionally mid-level. a man was killed by police december cisco, happen that a residential hotel, please were responding to a noise complaint. they claim when he approached a man the dome and
weather in canada as hurricane igor delivers heavy appear and wind. the storms flooded homes and washed out roads. police are investigating claims that a driveway collapsed on an island, washing an 80-year-old man into the sea. tense of thous is. >>> we had our share of storms roll through so what is op top? nmd. theefer thunderstorm twea -- since we last talked this little shower that has was close to leesburg has now gem. it is basically southwest, in extreme northern phlegm -- this is all basically moving very, very slowly to the east, and a little bit it to the south oift. so we'll watch these thunderstorms. here's sfoshs. between baltimore and lancaster. thunderstorm watch in effect until 10:00 for everybody. there is still the chance for scattered. temperature rate now follow. a little muggy, watching out for some more strong, possibly severe thunderstorms. plus fetch february. >> sounds like summer. gary, thank you. >>> commuters are having their say right here in washington. national transit unions set up a big screen outside of union station. at the dosm. computers could send i
by topping the previous mark set at the university of alberta canada. the owner says he got the idea sitting around his dorm room. who doesn't love dodgeball. >>> angry about getting a parking ticket? the city of cambridge, massachusetts says just chill. in fact, just ohm. tickets come with envelopes that illustrate yoga positions so you can make that anger simply melt away. at least that's the theory. >> i think it's a waste of an envelope. if i know it's a tickets, i'm not looking at the poses. >> it's absolutely absurd. >> generally there was not a lot of money associated with doing this. most of the things are things we do anyway. >> i guess the idea was to make you feel good. officials hope to debunk the idea that parking tickets are a hostile action. obviously not anyone is that convinced. they want to know why do i have to pay this $25? >> i'm doing well. >> you had an interesting week, didn't you? >> i'm seeing this ecosavvy economic figure. a lot of folks don't realize this is the invention of this man here, ted turner. you had a chance to sit down and talk to him about captain plan
moved into portions of canada. a little rain there. but for us, temperatures this afternoon, at 95 degrees. and that ties the all-time record. there you go. on this date set back in 1970. so far, the low today. 70, our normal high is 76 degrees. and i guess the good news is, today may be our last 90-degree day. we've got much cooler weather headed our way for the weekend. mary? >> is that good news or bad news, bob? i'm not sure. all right. moving on at this hour, a frightening school bus accident in harford county today is under investigation. denise has more. >> the accident involves a school bus, suv and a car. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene. you can see, the impact of the collision was violent enough to push the bus onto its side. the driver was suv was taken to shock trauma. six students on the bus and the bus driver have minor injuries. the driver of the third vehicle was also injured. mary? >> all right, denise. thank you. >>> route 155 is now reopened. >>> five months after her tragic death, baltimore county native, yeardley love is on the minds of thousands in virgi
out of southern canada all the way to the atlantic seaboard giving us this clear and cool pattern. students waiting for the buses will need to dress warmly. 50s and low 60s for another two or three hours then we jump to the 70s by noontime with lots of sun. sunrise is a little less than an hour away. sunset at 7:24. overnight tonight, clear, great evening for football in the 60s and we'll be in the 50e's by dawn saturday. sunny tomorrow, high school games too tomorrow and all of college games should be great weather for that with highs reaching the 70s throughout the region and increasing clouds saturday afternoon and evening. on sunday, does looks like predawn maybe showers as well as through midday. then drying out sunday night and into monday. for the game on sunday night, by kickoff time should be in the low 70s under a partly cloudy sky, great football weather. then into next week, the dry pattern continues. eric thomas, how's the traffic? >> everything is looking good. 95 northbound in springfield looks as though you'll see growing volume past newington. all of lanes are ope
on until october 3rd. this is the first time ever it has been held in the u.s. usually it's in b.c., canada. >> wow, some beautiful stuff. >> so he is one of the most eligible bachelors in the world. >> we are talking about a different will. >> come on. that was a perfect queue for this. we are talking about prince william. did you hear about this one? >> yes. essay airportly going to tie the knot very soon. details of a royal wedding from when to where and even las vegas bookies are taking bets. are you blushing, gwen? she looked that one, maureen. the target police officers who investigators believe is behind all of the violence as well. we have got that one for you as well. fiber one chewy bar. how'd you do that? do what? it tastes too good to be fiber. you made it taste like chocolate. it has 35% of your daily value of fiber. do it again. turn it into something tasty. this guy's doing magic. there's chocolate chips in here now. how'd you do that? right! tasty fiber, that's a good one! ok, umm...read her mind. what's she thinking? that's right! i'm not thinking anything! [ male announcer
is at the consumer products safety commission. >> good morning. the consumer products safety commission an canada are announcing these recalls, a lot of fisher-price brand name items here. we begin with 7 million fisher-price trikes and tough trikes sold in the u.s. and canada. the trikes have a protruding plastic key known to cause injury to children's genitals. they are intended for children between the ages of 2 and 5, sold from january of '97 through september 2010. if you have one, fisher-price will replace that key. also replacing more than a million healthy care, easy clean and close to me high chairs. there are pegs on the back of the legs meant for storage and reports of at least 14 children being injured after falling on or against those pegs. fisher-price recalling more than 3 million infant toys sold under a number of names, baby play zone, gymnastics, ocean wonders, a choking hazard there and 120,000 little people wheelies because they can come off and cause a choking hazard. fisher-price this morning said it wants to assure its customers its products are overwhelmingly safe. we talk
and watches from carolinas to parts of canada. you mentioned the delays at the airports. these are still very impressive. ground stop released at laguardia and delays there. ground stop at bwi and dca, as well. traveling today, take it easy out there. by car, numerous flooded roads especially in the carolinas and we have a while for this rainfall to get through. kyra? >> thanks, rob. >>> parents listen up. fisher-price is recalling millions of toys for safety concerns with baby play areas with inflatable balls and small car toys and recalled nearly a million highchairs after the legs cut the children. call the hotline at this 800 number. 800-432-5437. >>> 30,000 hourly workers at mcdonald's could lose their health benefits. the fast food giant blamed the health care reform act. the mon. no deposit slips. no looking for an envelope. i have an image of my check right here. i can get a picture of the check, on the receipt. it even tells what kind of bills i put in. [ man ] you just put the bills right in. it even did the math for me. -four twentys. -a ten. -two fives. -a hundred bucks. -it's all
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
. >>> hurricane igor still going strong, this time battering newfoundla newfoundland's coast in canada, packing high winds and heavy rain. >>> corruption on steroids, that's how one los angeles district attorney is describing the case of eight city officials from bell, california. the not so great eight faceed arainment within the last hour accused of pocketing some $5.5 million taxpayer dollars. the bell manager, former city manager and the rest were rounded up from their homes and hauled into jail. george lewis joins us from our bureau in burbank. describe the case against the eight city leaders. >> contessa, they're accused of looting the city treasury to the tune of $5.5 million appropriating the money for their own use without taxpayers' permission. it revolves around the high salaries paid to former city manager, robert rizzo and seven others. rizzo apparently had a compensation package that totalled $1.5 million. the way they did this was about five years ago bell was made a charter city which gave the city council sweeping powers to approve high salaries for themselves without taxpayer
. >> great weather. >> we should have that nonstorm -- storm more often. >> people in canada wouldn't agree. they got hit yesterday. we're going to tell you what's happening in the gulf of mexico. there's been a big job down there where crews have raised that massive blowout preventer from the keep. this is what it looks like, all the talk has been about these months, five-story tall, 300 ton piece of machinery now on a rig headed to na a nasa facility and try to figure out why it didn't do its job, didn't seal the oil like it was supposed to. the latest on the investigation and live report on one of the ships over the site. >> it's no secret mid term elections could be a challenge for incumbents, those on the democratic side of the aisles. now reports are swirling the much-needed help on the campaign trail could be on it ways from the white house, from the first lady. find out why it's michele obama and not the president that congressional democrats want at their side coming up. >> then in our next half hour, two big legal battles over two big fortunes. the first involves a reclusive and m
. that's not the case when you go up through the eastern seaboard. flood watches through canada and mid-atlantic and boston area won't be too bad with this one. how much rainfall we are expecting with this storm and adding it up as it goes in time here and the possibility of a six to seven inch localized rain event in areas of new jersey and new york city and that would be a big deal as far as the timing goes. starts tonight in d.c., some light rain and the real significant rains early tomorrow morning. the morning commute around d.c., philly and also baltimore will be bad. new york the heavy rain will just be moving in. tomorrow afternoon and evening the heaviest delays and d.c., philly to new york and getting into heaartford and wraps up thursday night into friday morning. it's a weird event. almost like a nor'easter type storm. just a very heavy rain event. a storm we would see in the spring -- >> it's a weird fall. let's just say that. >> i like a quiet fall, but the leaves first. >> doesn't this make that? >> we'll appreciate it later. >> thank you. >>> there are some frightening m
on the border in pakistan. janet napolitano joins us from montreal, canada, where she's attending a u.n. meeting on aviation security. we'll get to that issue in a minute. first virks to ask you, a little news of the day. what can you tell us about these threats overseas in particular, any threats to the u.s. homeland, recognizing you are a little limited in what you can tell us. should people be fearful this morning? >> you know, i can't comment to specific threats. but what i can say is that we're constantly working both at the homeland but with our allies abroad to make sure that the terrorists are not successful in carrying out any of their threats. >> has there been an increase -- >> it's an ongoing effort. >> of course. has there been increased reporting? obviously, we're seeing that in europe. they're on high alert there. is there any companion threat here? >> i prefer not to comment. we're taking and always take every measure that we can conceive tof protect the american people. >> so the increased chatter that french intelligence sources are basing some of their reasoning for raising th
. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could fix the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks which ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no act that is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at membersproject.com. >>> at a quarter past the hour, breaking news to tell you about. some footage of bishop eddie long. that is file footage. we're keeping our eyes trained on the church in which he is right now addressing his congregation. despite the allegations, he intends to be at that
in montreal, canada the man who found it followed through and called him. >> i said is orion there? i found his balloon in my yard. >> i never saw a child so happy. >> orion says this won't be the last time he tries to send a note via balloon. he says he can't wait to see who gets his next letter. my poor kids, it's in the tree. it will be there for five years. >> do the feds shows up at orion's house now? >> the reality show? >> maybe so. >> a look at the roadways. looking over here at the 580/680 interchange. that's a major focus on the morning commute. an accident just reported there at the interchange, westbound 580. mostly off the roadway. no major injuries, but a distraction. speeds quickly dipping down below 50 miles per hour, about 45 approaching that interchange. slowing just around hacienda. coming out of the altamont pass, 15 minutes for that slower drive coming out of the altamont pass. get out of there if you are heading through livermore. right here, we don't get a break. that earlier speed limit we showed you on the speed sensors, that's dipped down over the last 20 minutes a
for the dragon boat races. 80 teams from the u.s. and canada are competing in a two day event each team paddles to the beat of their own drummer the event also includes music, food and family fun events today's races start in 2 hours i am guessing jim bernard will be out there. >>> stanford used to be an automatic win on notre dame's schedule oh, how the times have changed. giants and rockies go head to head. dave lewis has the highlights in sports. >> it was like old times coors field, giants and rookies combined for 32 hits, 19 runs. 9-9 game of the 10th, troy whips one into left field. gonzalez will try to score from first. rockies win 10-9. giants half game back of padres nl west. as. rangers, cantu, clenched american league west title. >> stanford approves to 4 and 0. scores two touchdowns in less than a minute, one on offence one on defense. they beat notre dame, 34-14. >>> up 9-3 against arizona less than 2 minutes of play, games loan touchdown arizona beats cal, 10-9. >> austin for the big upset of the day ucla wrapped up over 2- yards, bruins blue out 7th ranked horning. try to stay co
into canada. have no effect or any bearing on our weather whatsoever. mid to upper 90s in the south bay today. saratoga and san jose about 95. low to mid-90s through most of the peninsula. upper 80s san mateo and millbrae. 80 degrees along the coast to upper 70s downtown south san francisco and always with mid to upper 90s through the north bay valleys. mid to upper 70s at your beaches. richmond, berkeley, hayward but low to mid-90s for the rest of the east bay shore. east bay valleys, upper 90s to near 100. morgan hill, gilroy, hollister. 89 today in santa rosa. 100 on saturday for a record high. 79 monterey. look at this relief tonight. upper 50s to low 60s in most neighborhoods. your accu-weather seven-day forecast, it is a gradual cooling. we're talking about it is going to take us until at least wednesday to drop 10 degrees and take us until saturday to drop 20 and get our temperatures back where they should be. over the weekend low 60s at the coast, upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-80s inland. here's frances with your traffic. >> yeah, mike, still following this high-speed police
'm guessing you're from calgary, canada, ma'am? >> yes, we are. hi, from calgary, canada. >> and you're visiting from? >> rome, italy. >> awesome. i hope you enjoy it. you're from the area. you'll show them around a little bit. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about. we want to show you twitter pictures. look at the upper left of your screen. that's the first snowfall in the gauge on mt. washington, new hampshire. that's what you see. and the rest of the twitter picks, good sky shots. 2010 is on tie for the warmest global temperature on record. we continue to see the melting of the global sea ice. and we see in the deep south, this heat is really >>> a little warmer this morning than yesterday and you will notice the added clout. -- clouds. 59 degrees at reagan national airport. chevy chase is at 65. increasing clouds today and becoming warmer in the upper 80's. a few showers northwest of town and west virginia and we more fun from times square, the next half hour. robin? >> fun, indeed. all right, sam. >>> her parents, california governor, arnold s
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
look at some of the other countries and the policies that they have, excuse me. you can look at canada, united kingdom, australia, for example. they set up a scoring point system that reward people for being able to contribute to the host country. now, i have long said that the immigration policy in the united states of america should be designed to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of the united states. that should be actually the policy of any sovereign nation in the world, should establish an immigration policy for the purposes of enhancing the economic, social and cultural well-being that have particular sovereign state. in this case, it's the united states of america. we should also understand that one of the essential pillars of american exceptionalism is the rule of law. if we have contempt for the rule of law, if we have some of the highest profile people in america openly speak about hiring illegals to take care of their home and at the same time advocate for the dream act which is amnesty for a specific class of people, we regard -- reward for illegal behav
countries, including great btain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, australia, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployedheir forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troops in afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 milon each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the n't ask, d't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associatedith investigations and hearings. the militar schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. cording to the g.a.o
running for office. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the utter confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year
and e.u. on exchange of information. we work very closely with canada and mexico, our two neighbors. and so there is a huge amount of interaction at the international level but all designed to minimize the risk that a terrorist could either enter the united states or be plotting somewhere else to injure u.s. interests. >> senator mueller. >> senator, we've realized for a number of years, certainly before my time, that our success is in large part dependent on working with our counterparts overseas. we have over 60 legal offices in embassies around the world which we use as liaisons to our counterparts. we have since the 1970's a national academy in which we've brought in state and local law enforcement for a 10-week period for training. we have for many years included our foreign counterparts, whether it be from iraq or pakistan or afghanistan as part of those classes in an effort to educate persons as to what the f.b.i. does but also how the f.b.i. does it and what we do not do. in those relatively small ways but i think important ways we have developed persons that provide the rel
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the dakotas, montana and wyoming. heavy rain across southern texas. showers in the pacific northwest. >> 60s in seattle, billings and fargo. 71 in salt lake city. 81 in colorado springs. mostly 80s across the midwest. 78 in boston. and 88 in atlanta. >>> it looks like the san diego bay is getting a visit from the pirates of the caribbean. >> people in southern california enjoying the festival of sail this labor day weekend. more than a dozen tall ships from around the world have san diego. >> visitors can explore those vessels, take a little bit of entertainment and food, and even go for a ride around the bay. that ain't a bad way to spen the monthly day weekend at all. >> it would be tough to fit one of those in those bottles. it's tough anyway but something like that is difficult. >> more after this. stay
. investigators questioned that man, but they have released him. the plane was bound from canada to pakistan. an american astronaut and two cosmonauts safely back on earth after a six-month mission in space. she and her two colleagues touching down after day long technical glitches. three crew members returning to earth after 176 days in space. new expedition crew heads to the space station october 7th. >> julie: how lawmakers preparing to vote on an issue that sparked a full shouting match the last time around. it's a bill that would provide health care aid sickened by toxic debris after the 9/11 attacks. caroline has more. >> reporter: first time around it caused more screaming on the floor of the house we've seen in years. it's coming again next week. it would allot $7.5 billion to compensate for residents and first responders from fumes around the world trade center. thousands of police officers and construction workers have sued over the exposure and related health problems. democratic leaders brought it to the house floor under a procedure requiring a super majority meaning republicans
baggage on the death penalty issue. i grew up in canada where the last time someone was executed for murder was 1962. dpnlt really deters crime. well, all of those sentiments from the canadian public coalesced into the complete elimination of capital punishment in 1976. but there are other reasons to eliminate capital punishment in the united states. the death row in the united states, very costly. they don't believe the death penalty deters murder and they're rated as one of the most inefficient uses of taxpayer money to fight crime. a report that was put out by the richard deeters group says maintaining people on death row and supporting propositions that likely will never be carried out is becoming increasingly expensive and harder to justify. looking back at theresa lewis's case she was convict and sentenced in 2002 for her crime and the significant cause of legal appeals. many appeals take much longer. his report says the money spent to preserve the system estimated to be $10 million per year makes the society safer. that's more food for thought. that's it for me. time now f
. made in america. materials are purchased in america and canada, and our workforce, our local people. we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: is the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. it would allow us to put on a second shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees with the next two years. i'd like to modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, they fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: t
canada and billionaire bill gates tell cnn they participated in the film because of their concerns. >> we have a school day that's too short, a school year that's too short and we have lots of teach here's should not be teaching. >> reporter: and to offer solutions for the future. >> today the internet gives you that opportunity to watch the best lectures in the world. they're out there for free. if you take advantage of those resources, you can be broader and deeper than any of the kids were in my generation. >> among 30 developed countries, we rank 25th in math and 21st in science, and almost every category we have fallen behind. >> when i watch these things, you have to have some skepticism. >> reporter: jay fernandez from the hollywood reporter says "super man" has more to do with aspiring change than assigning blame. >> the studio and filmmakers hope this doesn't just spark debate but sparks reform. >> reporter: fernandez says his greatest concern is that moviegoers guilt might actually keep them from buying a ticket. >> it's almost like i know this is out there, but do i really want
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
went to see doctors in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone ncer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies ow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done ile janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was bor healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she w the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, h tailbone an left spine. in the sond operation, they took the top portion of the leg removed, rotated it and secured it to her pel
up towards atlantic canada where parts of atlantic canada could take a direct hit from earl. so again, we're gonna continue to bring you the very latest, new advisory comes out any moment now so as soon as it does, i will let you guys know and alert you. back to you. >> all right. luckily, you're here with us this morning. thanks very much, janice. here are the rest of your headlines. another round of jobless claims are coming out this morning. 8:30 eastern time. analysts predict there will be 475,000 new unemployment claims. that would be a slight jump from last week. >> not good. >> ahead of those numbers, foreign stocks, tokyo stock closed up and at last check, london in positive territory and the dow futures are also up. wasn't the stock market the highest yesterday since in the last couple of months? >> no, weeks, not months. last few weeks. >> all right. the cleric behind the ground zero mosque, imam rauf, two middle names, no time for that, apparently got a big tax exemption from the muslim organization he founded. according to "the new york post," claimed as many as 500 mus
and we have students that have unmet needs. what canada and what syracuse is doing. >> after our interview with president obama yesterday, you also have to remember you can't only point your finger at teachers there, sues of poverty, families that aren't together, parents that aren't involved, there's a lot of blame to go around. >> that's why we keep pushing for these wp around services because we have to help all kids regardless of whether parents are engaged. i love those parents that were engaged in the movie. buwe have to help all kids. >> it makes the teacher en more important so that's why having only good teachers in those classrooms is important. >> let me say one more thing is that none of us can tolerate bad teaching or bad teachers. but there's not a bad teacher et epidemic in this cotry, there are teachers whoever day work their hearts out for their students, they take money from their pockets to help with school supplies, let's root them on, let's help them, help them do a good job because they need to be rooted on by americans. >> it's 19 minutes after the hour, on
study out of canada found women are quicker with an apology than men but not for the reasons you might think. the fascinating part of the study is that they actually showed just random scenarios and of those scenarios, women perceived more of them needing an apology. so, it's not that men don't want to apologize, it's just that they look at a situation, they don't see it as apology-worthy, whereas women do. >> reporter: hear that, ladies? it's not that your man atrade to poll geez, he just doesn't know when he needs to. >> women are a lot more considerate than men. they are always worried about offending their friends or their significant others so they're much more apt to apologize for things that would never bother a guy. >> reporter: you are apologizing because you mean it or to placate her? >> because i mean it. >> reporter: while it may be difficult for men to realize they're in the wrong, getting into the right is actually pretty easy. >> some men don't apologize enough. i don't see what the big deal is. if it is going to quell a situation and make everything okay, just say those
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and canada are encountered numerous i e d's or improvised -- helmand and kandahar encounter numerous improvised explosive devices. of the question is are these fatalities from roadside dime -- roadside bombs assigned the u.s. is making inroads in places they previously did not have success. a brigadier who commands ground forces and helmand province says -- taliban fighters suffered submitting casualties when they battle coalition troops. then they peppered the fields and orchards with ied's during the night. when that happens, the taliban tend to fall back, and such minefields are a last-ditch effort to hold off defeat, they say. the enemy would be glad to box off and put an area of mine field all the way around us. we will get back to your calls in a moment. "usa today" has a graphic, improvised explosive devices on the rise. of 2008's august versus 2009 and this year. ied incidents back in august of 2008, 4000 -- 439. last year, 1067. august of this year, more than 1200 attacks in afghanistan. montana. a bill on our democrats line. good morning. caller: good morning. host: curb co
states, but not exclusive of other population. we imagined it would look a bit like canada and the united states, france and germany, where people would be able to cross the border. the israelis could be able to shop in palestinian areas, palestinians coming over to the israeli side -- and it has been repeated recently -- palestinians are not opposed to jews living in a palestinian state. we recognize the jewish people have religious and historic ties that will be the palestinian state. there is no objection to the jews living in the palestinian state. are they going to live in there as a palestinian citizen, as israeli citizens, under what framework? this vision of two states with multi-ethnic population is moving back and forth, this has taken a beating since i was in negotiations. over the course of all the violence that has taken recently, specifically in israel, over two exclusive populations. i think there needs to be a conclusion in a two state solution that allows both jews and palestinians to have access to both countries. the more interaction there will be, the more peace will b
workers were from canada, massachusetts, new york, international students running the hotels. >> on one part of that issue, we are a nation, and vermonters, i know are working in massachusetts and connecticut and that's what happens. contractors get a job and bring in their own people. i will tell you an issue we have with that that does concern me very much. immigration in this couldn't vi a serious issue and we have to deal with it in a comprehensive way. i voted against the immigration bill that came up last time primarily for one reason. you touched on that reason. we have programs called guest workers programs. guest workers programs are, a company says, we need a certain type of employee. and we can't find that employee in the united states. therefore we have to go to warsaw or someplace else. high tech companies use this for engineers and scientists. resort areas use it for a variety of reasons. you will be shocked to know, some years ago, here in the state of vermont, apparently we do not have people who can be ski instructors. did you know that? we just don't have enough people
't know about immigration statistics. if she moved from san antonio to canada, to get a healthcare job. that's good. that's all good moving from florida to get more sun. healthcare interacts with a lot of different sectors. they have spent an enormous amount of money in healthcare and the military. to shuffle around where we spend money on military bases, gave $2.2 billion to build the finest military medical center in the world. >> raleigh, north carolina, good morning. caller: good morning. host: you're on, ma'am. caller: i have bit of an issue with the comment made. i am a healthcare worker. i am an rn. when you mention the expansion of healthcare and the need for jobs. i have been in a heavy medical area in north carolina and a large proportion in this area are in one of tech jobs or nursing or medical field. my comment was, when you mentioned minimal training, you mentioned nurses as part of that. i think that's not necessarily true. there are a lot of good physicians with minimal training, as an rn. i took a little bit of objection to that because it made it sound like the people
companies using these, especially in canada. i was wondering, on the state legislative side, is there anything we can do as an industry to help them work in the state-to-state level with one voice versus going individually state to state to try to get regulations that are written? all the states and to be moving toward this, but that a written more in compliance with what the national regulations that are being proposed and actually being brought out? is there any way that we can help to work with the states on that? thank you. >> well, i am not as familiar with the exact regulations you're talking about so far as the technology and the school buses. but so far as, you know, working with state legislators, again, i give you the invitation to contact me and talk directly with me. ncsl, on a whole, does not develop model legislation for states to adopt because, you know, the one size does not fit all, and we want to make sure states have flexibility in the way they approach legislation in their state. but i would at least welcome a conversation with you if there's an opportuni
down. martha: boy, that is the spirit, right? you may recognize jeffrey canada for the waiting for superman documentary we have been highlighti ining here and it pu spotlight in the u.s. school system well, have to pull together and do something about, two high profile politician are tackling the issue head on and we have showed you a lot of scenes from governor christie of new jersey and what he has been doing out there and new york city mayor michael bloomberg is fighting to end automatic tenure, automatic job security for teachers who have been there for three years which is something that typically kicks in at three years and the teachers union, as you may expect, not too happy about that situation. and our guest today, the deputy mayor of community development in new york city and a great guest to have, thanks for coming in today. >> thank you for having me. martha: are we about to see a major shakeup in the public school system. >> it is starting, what you heard jeff and others talk about, especially the mayor is looking at how we reform the system, to make sure that it i
. he's a 35 year-old man he has not been seen since august 26th how he's involved canada's father got into a fight with efren valdemoro we are not exactly sure how the fight started obviously he's still missing for some time he is the only person we have to assume he's that live at this point might be able to answer questions in this complicated case. what they want to do is possibly try to find new evidence in this case hoping this will also tie things together efren valdemoro was dating cindy trend she rented out to rooms to the sales and that's why this is all connected if he is alive that could help the but if he is found dead it will turn attention elsewhere and then it will focus son charles he's a man whose wife was found in their vallejo home >> an autopsy is scheduled to tender were today for those two women carol smart and retest alan it was found and the vallejo hospital efren valdemoro would stay at home on vacation. the house and of alan is about to appear in court on explosive charges appeared materials to make bombs were found in the home where the bodies were found tha
with very diseases. a clinic and ontario, canada, has already created over 130 lines for 11 diseases. this clinic is also working on making lines to address diseases such as autism, schizophrenia. if there are additional funds, congress should invest in this type of a ground-breaking research. supporters of the embryonic research would like to ignore such accomplishments. they would suggest that providing federal taxpayer dollars on its embryonic stem cell research is the only means of getting results. however the accomplishment among adults -- it proves otherwise. i am proud to say that for a decade and a half, this amendment has protected life. this debate involves profound ethical, and moral questions. this is a matter of conscience for me, but more importantly, it is a matter of conscience for millions of americans who are deeply troubled by the idea that there taxpayer dollars may be used to destroy another human life. when there are other proven techniques available. i want to thank you very much for your time and i appreciate the opportunity to testify. >> senator weicker, tha
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